Bike Racks

Vertical Bike Rack

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Vertical Bike Racks are a great way to store bikes with limited space. This particular rack has a simple design, a welded rectangle "box" frame with two horizontal bars for each set of wheels to be stored. The spacing between each bike is pretty tight and should be measured ...

Toyota Tacoma in bed Bike Rack

Friday, October 25th, 2013

I'm currently looking at trucks as an additional vehicle to haul stuff. Although I'm sure mine wont be quite as nice as this Toyota Tacoma v6 SRS the in bed bike rack is quite a nice option to accompany any truck. This owner took two load stabilizers, and attached two ...

Awesome Bike Rack Cargo Tray Design

Friday, October 18th, 2013

I believe I took this picture on the way to the beach some time ago and forgot about it. I've always liked the idea of having a bike rack, with a little cargo area under it and once drew up some pictures but nothing came of it. After finding this ...

Nissan Maxima Roof Bike Rack

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Here we have a Nissan Maxima, if you look closely you can see that it has a roof rack, what you can't really make out is that there is a single bike tray on there. The low profile design of this rack (Fork Mount) shows that it can blend ...

Kuat Bike Racks

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

K√ľat Racks is a fairly new company when it comes to bike racks. Based out of Springfield MO, Kuat designs bike racks and other products for bikers. What makes their products appeal to cyclists, is they are designed by cyclists, they also innovate with new ideas and support the biking ...

Ford F150 Camper Shell Bike Rack

Friday, December 7th, 2012

It's not everyday you see a camper shell bike rack. This F150 complete with "Silly Boys, Trucks are for Girls" sticker has a nice Thule Roof Rack fitted to the camper shell. The advantage to having a camper shell on your truck to prevent theft of items is also a ...

Bike Rack for Christmas

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Now is a good time to think about buying a bike rack for a Christmas present for your beloved biker. This post will guide you in buying one that your biker will enjoy. When looking at bike racks, it is important not to buy the cheapest one. The last thing you ...

Jeep Patriot Roof Rack for Bikes

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Complete with Stickers this Jeep Patriot has a roof rack for bikes. The Jeep Patriot Factory Roof Rack comes with side rails. The cross bars are round that will fit accessories from many manufacturers. The Crossroads Railing Rack from Thule or the "RailGrab" system from Yakima will increase the ...

Thule Roof Rack Bikes Mounted

Friday, November 16th, 2012

This post for a change does not feature a vehicle, but rather a Thule Roof Rack. with two bikes on top, a Specialized and a Schwinn Le-Tour. The way the Thule system works is you buy feet which are compatible with a number of vehicles and then with some systems ...

Campus Bike Racks

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

[gallery] These campus bike racks were taken on the UNC Charlotte campus. The campus is riddled with the things! Having spent a lot of time on campus, I would recommend a good lock, and never leaving your bike for too long. I'd also advise against leaving it on the same rack ...

Ford Expedition Trunk Mount Bike

Monday, October 29th, 2012

An unusual Ford Expedition trunk mount bike rack since the Expedition should come with a hitch. I say unusual but in reality it is probably a smart choice. By buying the Saris Bones bike rack this owner can choose which vehicle they want to mount it to since the Bones ...

VW Beetle Trunk Mount Bike Rack

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Today we have a VW Beetle Trunk Mount Bike Rack picture, the first VW Beetle I've featured on this site. While a Saris Bones bike rack does fit on the beetle there are other options available like this owner chose. The unusual shape of the trunk can make mounting ...

DIY Apartment Bike Storage

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

[gallery] This is my long awaited post about the DIY apartment bike storage solution I made while obviously living in my apartment. After moving out of the condo with the DIY Bike Hoist setup and into this apartment I needed space to keep all my bikes. The pictures were taken with ...

Ford Explorer Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

My dad owned an older Ford Explorer 4x4 with the Tow package. I never used it to carry bikes just to tow a boat and in snow, but if I had to I would certainly choose a hitch mount. If I needed to tow the boat and carry bikes ...

Toyota Corolla Trunk Mount Bike Rack

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Every time I say Corolla I think of Weird Al and the "My Corolla" song for some reason, even if he didn't write it. This Toyota Corolla has a non descriptive trunk mount bike rack that is capable of holding a couple of bikes. The issue with department store bike ...

Hyundai Santa Fe Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

This Hyundai Santa Fe hitch mount bike rack picture was taken on a rainy trip to the beach. Following the beach trend for small SUV's it also has the giant roof mount box on top allowing extra capacity for beach gear. This rack is an inexpensive two bike carrier. ...

Honda Element Roof Mount Bike Rack

Friday, October 5th, 2012

I test drove a Honda Element once, having owned a few Honda's I decided to go against it, since for a large vehicle I thought it should have more seating capacity than four however it was pretty versatile and can see the appeal. This Honda Element has a great ...

Hilton Head Bike Rentals

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Staying on the Hilton Head topic, if you don't load up your bikes when you visit, you can rent cruisers. There are a few places that vary in price depending on length and pickup options. I've rented a few times and had good luck with Hilton Head Outfitters, their bikes ...

Racor Standalone Bike Rack

Friday, September 28th, 2012

If you're ever in Hilton Head SC, make sure you take your choice of bike rack and bikes down there! The little island is full of bike paths and friendly roads so that you can enjoy riding around. Most restaurants, shops, hotels and public places all have bike racks ...

VW Passat Trunk Mount Bike Rack

Monday, September 24th, 2012

A family with a loaded trunk mount bike rack for the 1999 VW Jetta is heading up to the mountains for the day. I don't know about you, but what do you think about that low hanging wheel? Watch out for speed humps and signs that say "bump!"

Dodge Caravan Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Taking a page out of neat bike rack setups, this is a Dodge Caravan (or Chrysler Voyager) I can't tell that you can tell the family means business. Taken on the same trip as the best bike rack for ford escape you can tell people that visit Hilton Head ...

Volvo Wagon Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

This is the Volvo 240 wagon that the Volvo XC70 replaced. It has a hitch installed with a Yakima Double Down on it. While the double down is a good choice bike rack, I'd go with a larger capacity one if possible, for an extra $50 you can get ...

Best Rack Setup for Ford Escape

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

This has to be the best setup I've seen in a while, it is an older ford escape with a hitch mount bike rack, but it also has a roof rack with a cargo basket on. In this picture the bike rack is in the forward tilt position and ...

VW Golf Roof Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

An alternative to the VW Golf Trunk mount bike rack is to mount your bikes on the roof. The roof rack option is more of a permanent solution as it is harder to install and remove, so you'll be more likely to leave it on. Both the trunk mount and ...

DIY Pallet Bike Rack

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Today we have something a little different from the usual bike racks featured on BikeRacked. It is a homemade bookshelf / bike rack combo. To create this type of bike rack is pretty simple. First step is to obtain the pallets. Good sources for these are craigslist, friends and home ...